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HAMPTON Fifteen years ago, in a 10-by-10-foot room in Newport News, Nancy Davenport-Ennis went to work to help breast cancer patients get a fair shake from their insurance companies. She was motivated by the death of her friend Cheryl Grimmel, whose...
I'm glad to be able to revisit the story of 8-year-old Simon Ernst. I wrote about the Upper Milford Township boy last month, when he was getting ready to undergo a bone marrow transplant. The procedure ended up being delayed because Simon had a...
Tags: Human Body, Allentown, DNA, Health, Leukemia
Despite the snow – close to 70 people came out on Saturday to take a simply test to help save hundreds of thousands of people. “For five minutes – here getting a check swab and you could save someone’s life,” said Retired...
Tags: Human Body, Health, Leukemia, Human Body, Human Interest
By IMPERIAL VALLEY PRESS STAFF WRITERThe El Centro Regional Medical Center is hosting a bone marrow donor drive in conjunction with the national Be The Match Registry program today starting at 4 p.m. The donor drive is aimed at attracting more donors to the National Marrow Donor Program...
Tags: Human Body, Arts and Culture, Culture, Health, Lobbying
KIAHThere are some gifts that can never be repaid. At 16-years-old, Calvin McIntyre was facing a future he'd never imagined. “From the day we found out about this disease that I had never heard of before,” says Calvins mother Alfie. “Before...
Tags: Human Body, Health, Human Body, Charity
Staff Writer, Copy EditorTen years ago his father did it. There were even complications that required an extended hospitalization because of it. Yet none of that stopped Imperial resident Pablo Cerda from becoming a potential bone marrow donor. “If it helps someone...
Staff Writer, Copy EditorAn effort to register more Valley bone marrow donors will take place this week in El Centro. The effort, which is a joint effort between El Centro Regional Medical Center and the National Marrow Donor Program, is also aimed at increasing the number of...
Tags: Human Body, Health, Blood, Social Issues, Minority Groups
Lexy Becker woke up to an early Eastersurprise Saturday morning after going to sleep in her own bed for the first time in seven months. Lexy, who has been in Minnesota since September for her leukemia treatments, discovered that her backyard and front...
pix11.com | @wpixThere were tears and hugs at FDNY headquarters, where a little Iowa girl met the firefighter who saved her life three years ago. James Wildes, 37, a former police officer who switched to the Fire Department nine years ago, didn't rush into a burning...
The 33 NewsLike most 7-year-old boys, Zach Guillot spends his days playing Legos. He just does it from a hospital bed. In February 2010, Zach began not feeling well. His mother, Julie Guillot, said, "I did begin to google his symptoms, and every time it came up...
Tags: Human Body, Health, Blood, Diseases and Illnesses, Leukemia
Feb 22, 2012 |Story| Hampton Roads Daily Press
Feb 14, 2012 |Column| Allentown Morning Call
Jan 21, 2012 |Story| WPMT-LTV
Jan 13, 2012 |Story| Imperial Valley Press Online
Feb 1, 2012 |Story| South Florida Sun-Sentinel
Jan 31, 2012 |Story| Allentown Morning Call
Feb 7, 2012 |Story| KIAH-LTV
Jan 14, 2012 |Story| Imperial Valley Press Online
Jan 10, 2012 |Story| Imperial Valley Press Online
Apr 7, 2012 |Story| Aberdeen News
Jan 25, 2012 |Story| WPIX-LTV
Dec 10, 2011 |Story| KDAF-LTV
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